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Monday 11 December 2017

SISTER ACT

Sisters are doing it for themselves this Christmas as evidenced by the Seoiges and Thomas girls.

A host of celebs sported their best festive fashion at the Christmas Variety Lunch in Dublin's Shelbourne Hotel yesterday.

Leading the parade were newly single presenters Kathryn Thomas and Sile Seoige, who brought their sisters for support.

And it seems Kathryn's sibling, Linda, is a natural in front of the camera, too, as she happily posed under the Christmas tree.

Kathryn (33) split from her garda boyfriend in July and recently spoke about her pain following the break-up.

The RTE star looked striking in a green sequined knee-length dress, but Linda matched her in the glamour stakes as she stepped out in a seasonal red body con dress with a plunge neckline.

The blonde sisters were not the only siblings meeting up for a pre-Christmas bash as Grainne and Sile Seoige were also there.

It has been a tough year for Sile following her battle with thyroid cancer.

The Newstalk presenter was diagnosed in September 2011, and took time off to battle the illness. She also revealed recently that she split up with boyfriend Kim Burrows.

She was back to her bubbly self yesterday and dressed for the occasion in a red knee-length dress.

Crimecall host Grainne looked well in a purple below-the-knee frock with sequins around the neck.

The day's fashion fail went to celebrity chef Clodagh McKenna, who went overboard with the accessories to match her grey and white satin dress.

The Ballymaloe-trained chef looked every inch the 1950s housewife as she teamed her pleated frock with a sheer mesh overlay, white beads and black fur scarf.

Voice of Ireland host Kathryn also posed for snaps with the winner of last year's contest, Pat Byrne.

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